Origin of jealous
Examples from the Web for jealously
Even in the West, the health status of top leaders has often been jealously guarded.China Roiled by Rumors and Questions About Absent Heir Apparent Xi Jinping|Melinda Liu|September 11, 2012|DAILY BEAST
Sparta could not hold on long to naval dominion, but jealously tried to prevent Athens from regaining it.
In contrast, Israel has had nuclear weapons since the late 1960s and has jealously guarded its monopoly on them in the region.
Intelligence gathering is one of the most jealously guarded and legally protected authorities of a chief executive.
For nearly 25 years, I have jealously guarded the value of my brand.
Foreigners could either gain no admission into the country, or were jealously watched.Great Events in the History of North and South America|Charles A. Goodrich
Ethel swooped down on her child, jealously snatching up the bowl.Jane Journeys On|Ruth Comfort Mitchell
It is said that her father collected the books many years ago, and that she still guards them jealously for him.The Book-Hunter at Home|P. B. M. Allan
"He will have to get back his good name first," retorted Hale, jealously.The Pagan's Cup|Fergus Hume
During the love scene in the previous act, Tristan and Isolde have inveighed against the day which jealously keeps them apart.The Complete Opera Book|Gustav Kobb